Humans will always make the final decision on whether armed robots can shoot, according to a statement by the US Department of Defense. Their clarification comes amid fears about a new advanced targeting system, known as ATLAS, that will use artificial intelligence in combat vehicles to target and execute threats. While the public may feel uneasy about so-called “killer robots”, the concept is not...[Read More]
Emotion AI works on teaching robots how to feel empathy. Google AI stories are about how AI is helping people solve problems. Experts race to predict how we will be living with AI in the near future.
The mobile and internet-provider, Cell C ,has partnered with Facebook to launch public access Wi-Fi hotspots at the University of the Western Cape (UWC).
If ever Alanis Morrissette wanted a definition of "ironic" it was Mark Zuckerberg's use last week of the word "privacy". He says bizarre things like Robert Mugabe used to, oblivious to the reality on the ground, and how absurd his utterance sound.
One of the most unexpected presidential elections in history (that one experienced by the US in 2016) could have been influenced by Facebook and targeted ads by Russian bots. People do go on about it and Facebook has said that it’s very, very sorry. Facebook also really doesn’t want a similar catastrophe to take place in South Africa in 2019’s elections. To improve transparency and combat th...[Read More]
Google's streaming music service, YouTube Music, has arrived in South Africa and offers free and paid tiers.
This weekend, Comic Con Cape Town was announced, quite unofficially. But if rumours turn out to be true, we'll see Cape Town's first Comic Con in 2020.
For a tech conference hailed as the biggest event in the mobile world, the Mobile World Congress (MWC) has been somewhat unsuccessful at producing as many wow moments as we would have liked to see over the last few years. What used to be arguably the year’s most exciting showcase of new devices (outside of Apple launches) has turned into a parade of new ‘flagship’ devices that all offer essentiall...[Read More]
Sasfin bank has partnered with fintech business Hellopaisa to launch a new, low-cost banking offering for low-income earners.
Lego unveiled its new Pop-Up Book set, dubbed Lego Fold which takes a stab at Samsung's marketing for the Galaxy Fold smartphone.
As if having USB 3.2 show up and confuse people with its lack of branding consistency (USB 3.2 Gen 1 vs USB 3.2 Gen 2 vs USB 3.2 Gen 2x2? Seriously?) wasn't enough, now we've got USB 4.0 to worry about. We don't really have to worry just yet, but we're kinda wishing we did